Parliament, Tuesday, 22 February 2022 – The Portfolio Committee on Health will tomorrow hold its last virtual round of public hearings on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill.

The committee began its virtual public participation process on the NHI Bill on 18 May 2021. The virtual public hearings follow on from provincial public hearings that took place between 25 October 2019 and 24 February 2020. The committee hosted the hearings in 33 district municipalities.

The committee will receive submissions tomorrow on the NHI Bill from the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance.

Details of the hearings are as follows:
Date: 23 February 2022
Time: 09:00am
Venue: Zoom platform

Parliamentary committees are open to the media and the public. Journalists wishing to cover these meetings (including receiving links to virtual meetings) should send their cellphone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi at for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communications Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Journalists must send these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

Members of the public may follow sittings live on Parliament TV (DStv Channel 408), via live stream on Parliament YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.



For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Ms Yoliswa Landu
Parliamentary Communication Services
Cell: 081 497 4694